Oct's shipment fell to $3.76 billion this year from last year's $4.35 billion
Export earnings dropped for the first time in five months in March because of a slowdown in the global economy following the severe impacts of the Russia-Ukraine war and Covid-19, official figures showed yesterday.
Bangladesh’s export earnings stood at $4.63 billion in February, the lowest in four months, although overall receipts rose 7.81 per cent year-on-year led by apparel, leather and leather goods shipments, official figures showed yesterday.
Exports fetched a record $5.37 billion in December as consumer spending centring on Christmas in the Western world returned in full swing after two pandemic holiday seasons marked by health fears and supply shortages.
Bangladesh's export sector showed its prowess in 2022 despite the devastating Russia-Ukraine war, unprecedented freight costs, energy crisis, record inflation and a risk of a recession that loomed throughout the outgoing year.